A Novel Patient Recruitment Strategy: Patient Selection Directly from the Community through Linkage to Clinical Data

  title={A Novel Patient Recruitment Strategy: Patient Selection Directly from the Community through Linkage to Clinical Data},
  author={Lindsay P. Zimmerman and Satyender Goel and Shazia A. Sathar and Charon Gladfelter and Alejandra Onate and Lindsey L Kane and Shelly Sital and Jasmin Phua and Paris Davis and Helen Margellos-Anast and David O. Meltzer and Tamar S. Polonsky and Raj C. Shah and William E. Trick and Faraz S. Ahmad and Abel N. Kho},
  journal={Applied clinical informatics},
  volume={9 1},
OBJECTIVE This article presents and describes our methods in developing a novel strategy for recruitment of underrepresented, community-based participants, for pragmatic research studies leveraging routinely collected electronic health record (EHR) data. METHODS We designed a new approach for recruiting eligible patients from the community, while also leveraging affiliated health systems to extract clinical data for community participants. The strategy involves methods for data collection… 

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